Geography and Environment


Latest scientific research into Windermere revealed

10 July 2014

Dr Peter Langdon, Reader in Palaeoenvironmental Change in Geography joined colleagues from Ocean and Earth Science (OES) at a workshop presentation of the results of research into England’s largest lake to local groups and organisations.

Developing your research project; free online course to support you

4 July 2014

A free, pioneering online initiative to help people develop basic research skills launches today at the University of Southampton.

University of Southampton professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society

10 June 2014

John Dearing, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton, has been given the prestigious Murchison Award (2014) by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).

Professor honoured for research which has transformed the debate on high streets

6 June 2014

The University of Southampton’s Professor Neil Wrigley has been presented with the Outstanding Impact in Business award by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for his research which has transformed thinking on food retail development and the future of UK high streets.

Mobile phone data helps combat malaria

14 May 2014

An international study led by the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) in Namibia has used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively.

Hone your research skills

Hone your research skills to satisfy your curiosity

14 May 2014

The University of Southampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help people improve their research project skills and share ideas.

Professor Michael Clark - 1940-2014

1 May 2014

Mike Clark, Emeritus Professor of Geography, and the former Director of the GeoData Institute sadly passed away on Friday 11 April.

ESRC research grant to examine the nation’s lack of engagement with politics

8 April 2014

A new grant will enable an interdisciplinary University team from Geography and Politics make a significant contribution to understanding and addressing what is a major concern in contemporary British society.

Southampton scientists contribute to IPCC report

4 April 2014

University of Southampton researchers have had a high-profile role in creating the world’s most comprehensive report on climate change.

New project to help millions of people living in deltas adapt to climate change

2 April 2014

Researchers from the University of Southampton are leading an international project to understand the effect of climate change on people living in deltas in South Asia and Africa, and how they respond.